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London Portrait Photographer – Pola – Notting Hill

A lovely little afternoon in Notting Hill with Pola, featuring Farm Girl cafe. Snippets from my London life xx

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September 1, 2022

London Travel Photographer – St Paul’s Cathedral

Another London throwback today with the lovely Courtney. While living in London I used to contract to a company who organised photoshoots for people travelling to London. A great way to document a holiday, get some family photos or capture you as a solo-traveller that’s not just a selfie! Courtney was visiting from the States […]

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October 31, 2021

Wedding Advice – Should I have an engagement shoot?

Short answer- it’s up to you. A few quick reasons I think an engagement shoot is a good idea: Photos in normal clothes at any location/time you like. A practice-run in front of the camera. Treasured images in your current life season. Beautiful images to use for pre-wedding purposes. I’ll go into these in more […]

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September 9, 2021

May 2020 – Monthly Favourites

Here’s some of my favourite things from the last month… a cute Etsy store, delicious recipe, amazing courses, natural beauty fave and very bingeable Youtube channel. WEDDING/PJs// Piyama Etsy Store.A cute Etsy store with pyjamas and robes perfect for brides and bridesmaids wedding prep. Or anyone just wanting a cute new set of PJs! HEALTH/BEAUTY// […]

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June 12, 2020

April 2020 – Monthly Favourites

Here’s some of my favourite things from the last month… a couple of helpful wedding resources, foodie and business love and a longtime fave podcast. WEDDING SERVICE// The Curator.The Curator is an amazing wedding planning tool and resource. As it says on their site: “The Curator helps you discover unique, high-quality wedding vendors, keep track […]

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May 7, 2020

March 2020 – Monthly Favourites

Here’s some of my favourite things from the last month… a couple of helpful wedding resources, recipes and entertainment that I’ve been loving. Also, helpful for this Covid-19 isolation time. WEDDING SERVICE// NZ Venues.This is an New Zealand website with extensive venue listings. An amazing resource for finding venues beautiful venues and some you may […]

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April 9, 2020

February 2020 – Monthly Favourites

Here’s some of my favourite things from the last month… let me know if you’ve been enjoying any of them too! PODCAST// The Love Club. The Love Club is a brand new podcast hosted by Brisbane Wedding Photographer Kate Robinson full of advice on marriage, relationships and expert insights. You might be thinking, “you’re just […]

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March 7, 2020

January 2020 – Monthly Favourites

In addition to my IGTVs I wanted to started this series about things I’ve been loving… whether that be reading, watching, listening to, wearing, eating… anything! Some favourites will be wedding related for all the brides and grooms to be, and some will just be random things I’m enjoying. I thought about doing this in […]

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February 5, 2020

The Notting Hill Colourful House Phenomenon

Lets have a chat about photo shoots in residential areas + Instagram/blogger culture in general. If you follow basically any London blogger at all, you will have seen those iconic Notting Hill colourful houses. If you’ve ever been to London you’ve probably seen the insta-gals/guys with your own eyes posing in front of pink porches and […]

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August 23, 2019

2018 Gin Jubilee – Auckland Brand Photographer

Just reminiscing that time I photographed 30 different bars in two weeks. I ran all over the city shooting up to seven bars some days, it was a busy time to say the least but so much fun and I got a few sneaky G&T sips along the way. This is a little preview into […]

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June 10, 2019

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